Where to put a 4th Fan ?

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Where to put a 4th Fan ?

Post by NigthStalker » Wed Jan 26, 2005 7:02 pm

Hey ppl, i have a 80mm Yate Loon fan and i whant to place it somewhere in case instead of leaving it on my desk packing up dust, so anyone got an idea where i could put it , i got the side panel , front panel , and back panel slot occupied sooo , anyone got an idea , i have an Nikao XBlade Case.
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Post by BlueCan » Wed Jan 26, 2005 7:08 pm

Place it on the bottom of your case, disconnected.

That way it doesn't even make any noise!

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Post by wooglin » Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:27 pm

LOL

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Post by tay » Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:28 pm

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Post by NigthStalker » Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:36 pm

okay... can't say this is helpfull nor distracting, could anyone post something usefull ?
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Post by Rusty075 » Wed Jan 26, 2005 9:10 pm

Put it in a parts bin, just in case one of your other fans fail, in say 40000 hours of so.

If you really want to strap another useless fan to your case, just to have another fan...

...you're probably asking the question at the wrong website. :wink:
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Post by teejay » Wed Jan 26, 2005 11:12 pm

NigthStalker wrote:okay... can't say this is helpfull nor distracting, could anyone post something usefull ?
We could if you do so first. Why do you want a 4th fan other than because it is on your desk? Does your rig need additional cooling? An obvious idea would be to swap out the noisiest fan currently in your rig for this YL fan... assuming it is more quiet (at least some posts here suggested that not all 80mm YL's are quiet). Maybe some pics of your case could help us help you.
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And...

Post by Sleeper » Thu Jan 27, 2005 1:51 pm

Also, post your temps and type of fans (size, brand, model).

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Post by NigthStalker » Thu Jan 27, 2005 5:15 pm

Euh , my fans specs are , 2 Case Stock Blue Led Fans ( not much info on these )( 80mm ), 1 Antec Blue LED fan ( 80mm ) ( originally not noisy , but noisy where i put it , dunno why ) , Zalman 7000B AlCu , and my temps are ok, whit a XP 2000+ @ 30-35 Celsius but im getting a XP-M 2500 and will overclock it and my room temp is 16 C :P ... sooo i'll get some pics up in like 15 mins.
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Post by NigthStalker » Thu Jan 27, 2005 5:41 pm

ok the pics ; SORRY FOR THE HUDGE PICS

- The Whole Setup :
http://img164.exs.cx/img164/5563/dsc011449vx.jpg

- The Case Setup :
http://img164.exs.cx/img164/1965/dsc011414bp.jpg

- The Mobo Place :
http://img164.exs.cx/img164/364/dsc011429bn.jpg

- The HDD Place :
http://img164.exs.cx/img164/8007/dsc011430sp.jpg

- View From The Top ( Actual fan on the right ) :
http://img164.exs.cx/img164/3409/dsc011456ca.jpg

- The Antec fan :
http://img164.exs.cx/img164/9927/dsc011481tz.jpg

The YL 80mm Fan :
http://img164.exs.cx/img164/4930/dsc011477ek.jpg

BTW , the looming job isn't finished , need some 1 1/2 HS for the molex and the IDE plugs

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Post by slipknottin » Thu Jan 27, 2005 5:44 pm

holy massive pics batman.

How about an exhaust fan right below the graphics card?

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Post by BlueCan » Thu Jan 27, 2005 5:56 pm

After looking at the pics, I stand by my suggestion.

You shouldn't NEED another fan in there. You've got a good Heatsink, a fan blowing in cool air on the GPU, a fan sucking air in over the hard drives, and an exhaust fan.

If your temperatures are fine, put the fan away and use it on another build.

I do have to say, though, that that particular case doesn't look to be built for decent airflow or quietness...

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Post by NigthStalker » Thu Jan 27, 2005 6:05 pm

Yeah your right , im just bored and looking for something to do.

And by a fan under the video , you mean putting it horizontal , paralell to the card , or what ?

EDIT : and the hdd case really sucks , but i understand why they put it there , where else ? and can't put it facing towards the back , it be blocked by a bunch of stuff , this isn't a hudge case , but i got good airflow , apart from the hdd cage

and i got the stock thermal compound on the HS ( for the temp ) , ill put the CM Premium on the xpm2500
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Post by tay » Thu Jan 27, 2005 6:57 pm

Fix youre pics to be smaller than 1280x960 please!
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Post by Ralf Hutter » Fri Jan 28, 2005 6:13 am

tay wrote:Fix youre pics to be smaller than 1280x960 please!
Why?

They fit fine on my 23" monitor and load real fast on my T3 connection. :)
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Post by burcakb » Fri Jan 28, 2005 7:40 am

Man, you've got 120mm intake/exhausts and you're using 80mm fans????? WHY?

Go grab yourself a couple of 120mm Yate Loons and lose the 80mm, including the top one. then suspend your hdds (like I did) and rearrange your cabling so the PSU gets some air. Lose the grills too, if you're handy and you seem to have the spare time it seems.
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Post by NigthStalker » Fri Jan 28, 2005 12:25 pm

ok, i don't have a hudge budget so i'll stay whit 80mm unless your ready to donate to me 120mm fans. oh and i don't have a top fan...
And the front grill is gone and the rear one has bigger wholes ( ~1 cm )
;; it's 1/3 of 1.2 mm wholes ;; and i can't suspend the hdd case , sidewys doesn't fit , but sidewys in hight might work ... but maybe ill have cable problems and the cables i don't see how i could i could make airflow go better to the psu , the wires come out of the whole , i can't rearrange that.(?)
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